Etiopathogenesis and management of bladder dysfunction in patients with posterior urethral valves

Joseph Thomas

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Posterior urethral valves are the commonest cause of urethral obstruction in a male child. It has significant effects on the development of upper urinary tracts and in the evolution of urinary bladder function. The effect on the kidneys and the urinary bladder persists even after the successful management of the obstructing valves. A detailed evaluation of the associated bladder dysfunction will help in planning management protocols that will improve the long-term outcome of these patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)480-489
Number of pages10
JournalIndian Journal of Urology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 01-10-2010


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Urology

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